Alleged Rapist Arrested and Charged

Jamel McIver, 30, of 239 East 121st Street, was arrested and charged with the rape of a 21-year-old woman in the stairwell of a West 65th Street building on Saturday, March 4 at 1:20 a.m., the NYPD announced.

McIver was arrested on Sunday, March 5, at 4 p.m., and also charged with Burglary: Sexually Motivated, and a Criminal Sex Act. An NYPD detective told the Rag “McIver’s family alerted us to his location, after seeing his photograph in the media.” His address corresponds to an Odyssey House facility, described on the website as “permanent housing units for homeless people with disabilities.” McIver was also arrested in 2019 for rape, the detective said.

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